Education & Achievements
Justin is a rising star trial lawyer. He tried his first 5 jury trials
in just 21 months. One verdict was 10 times the insurance company’s
top offer, and another verdict was more than double the insurance company’s
top offer. Justin also played an integral role in recent multimillion
dollar settlements: $11.25M, $5.75M, $2.015M, and $1.6M.
As a fifth year lawyer, Justin graduated from the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers
College at the Thunderhead Ranch in Dubois, Wyoming. This exclusive, nationally-renowned
training program only accepts lawyers who represent human beings and not
insurance companies, large corporations, or governmental entities other
than legal services or public defenders.
During law school at the University of Southern California (USC), he clerked
at Effres & Associates. He also spent a semester externing for the
Honorable Barry Russell at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Central District of California, and a summer doing research for esteemed
real estate law professor and textbook author George Lefcoe.
As an undergraduate at the University of California in Berkeley, Justin
served as intern and then intern coordinator for the Pretrial Services
Division of the Alameda County Superior Court of California, Wiley W.
Manuel Courthouse. Pretrial Services facilitates the release of recently
arrested criminal defendants on their own recognizance – without
posting bail – where it can be shown that they are not a flight
risk or a danger to the community.